Inspiring Women: Mohéli

Get to know inspiring Katt Andryskova, a scuba-diving instructor contributing to ecotourism on the Comoros Island of Mohéli.

Ecotourism with Katt Andryskova

At Get Up, Get Out There & Get Lost we are super passionate about ecotourism and stories from inspiring women travellers. We believe that by promoting sustainable tourism and sharing traveller stories that are focused on ecotourism, more travellers will be motivated to choose an eco-friendly destination, tour or cause when considering their holiday plans. This month, we have teamed up with Katt Andryskova, a scuba-diving instructor based on the Comoros Island of Mohéli, and asked her a series of questions to better understand what she does. Read on to learn more about this beautiful destination, the incredible ecotourism opportunities here and how you can support Katt’s work.  Continue reading “Inspiring Women: Mohéli”

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Beach Camping

From the silica sand of Freycinet National Park to the wild surf of Byron Bay, discover the top 7 locations for campervan beach camping in Australia.

“Take me to the ocean” – Unknown

Top 7 Beach Campsites for Campers in Australia

One of the main motivators for doing a roadtrip around Australia is the huge selection of sites that offer beach camping. We travelled coastal roads all around the country, from Sydney to Cairns, hugging the edges of Tasmania, and from Adelaide back to Sydney. We hunted out the best beach campgrounds wherever possible, especially if they were free to enjoy. Continue reading “Beach Camping”

Island Inspiration (Part 2 of 2)

A low-cost day out from Townsville that helps you enjoy nature so close to the city.

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea” – Jennifer Donnelly

*A TWO-PART EAST COAST ISLAND SPECIAL*

As we travelled Australia’s east coast, it became clear that some of the best days out are a short ferry ride away to nearby islands. Enjoying an island day out doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming option. In this 2-Part Special, read about the wildlife you can experience so close to large cities, a cost-saving itinerary for your day out and our preferred place to stay back on the mainland.

Our first pick was North Stradbroke Island which you can read about in Part 1 of Island Inspiration. Now, it’s time for Part 2:

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Island Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)

A low-cost day out from Brisbane that helps you enjoy nature so close to the city.

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea” – Jennifer Donnelly

*A TWO-PART EAST COAST ISLAND SPECIAL*

As we travelled Australia’s east coast, it became clear that some of the best days out are a short ferry ride away to nearby islands. Enjoying an island day out doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming option. In this 2-Part Special, read about the wildlife you can experience so close to large cities, a cost-saving itinerary for your day out and our preferred place to stay back on the mainland. This is Part 1: Continue reading “Island Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)”

The Whitsundays By Air – A Helicopter Tour

Get the best view of the Whitsundays on this romantic helicopter tour.

“It’s only when you’re flying above it that you realise how incredible the earth really is” – Philippe Perrin

The Whitsundays, Australia

Considered to have some of the most stunning beaches in the world, the Whitsundays are nothing short of picture-perfect. There is no denying that the best way to appreciate the 74 idyllic islands that make up this area, is by air. Choosing a helicopter tour with Helireef Whitsundays is the ultimate romantic gesture. Here you can find what’s included in the itinerary, the best bits about this tour and why’s it’s an ideal choice for a special occasion.

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Spirit and Surf

Get lost and fall in love with Byron Bay.

“Travel brings power and love back to your life” – Rumi

Byron Bay, Australia

On the most eastern point of Australia’s mainland, lies beautiful and bewitching Byron Bay. This place is a must-stop destination in any Aussie itinerary. Whether you love the beach, food, art or exercise, Byron has the most unique feel and a very cool vibe. It’s the type of place you visit when you want to escape reality or renew your senses. Sit back, relax and let’s get to know Byron Bay. Continue reading “Spirit and Surf”

Daytime San Antonio

The non-party side to San Antonio. A guide packed with activities and days out for this popular Ibiza destination.

“Sunshine is the best medicine” – Unknown

7 Ways To Enjoy Daylight Hours in Ibiza

We love Ibiza for many reasons and visit often. There is so much more to the island than its typical party reputation. Ibiza is approximately a 2 hour 20 minute flight from London airports and out of season, return tickets can cost £40. Taxis are easy to get from the airport, as is the bus system that drops you in most central locations around the island. Ibiza enjoys mild springs and autumns, making it an ideal destination to enjoy a little sunshine nearly all year round. Here you’ll find our top seven spots to enjoy during the day in and around San Antonio.

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